The Pakistani politician Imran Khan got injured when he fell off the makeshift lift which was going to take him on a stage, during one of the election rallies in Lahore.

It is ambiguous how badly was Imran Khan hurt, but he did suffer visible injuries on head due to the fall.

Afterwards, Mr Khan was rushed to the hospital by supporters for the treatment.

He was campaigning for the parliamentary elections this Saturday, in which it is expected that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf will do well.

Pictures on television from the campaign rally on Tuesday showed Mr Khan having a fall from about 15ft or 5 from the platform for lift along with many others, some even landing on him.

A bloodied and dazed Imran Khan was seen later to be carried away to vehicle by his supporters who drove him towards the local hospital.

After he had the initial treatment, Mr Khan was then moved to Lahore’s Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital which was founded by him.

Malik Ishtiaq, a local spokesman of PTI, told AFP news that Mr Khan had head injuries. Another spokesman said that he had minor injuries and insisted that he return to rally.

Chaudhry Rizwan said, “Imran Khan is all right. He has been taken to the hospital for first aid. He will be back to address the rally very soon after getting initial treatment.”

Jemima Khan, his previous wife, wrote a message on Twitter, “He is in hospital and conscious now.” Hassan Niazi, his nephew, tweeted, “Chairman reciting Kalima in ambulance – he is fine – plz just pray.”

Later, hundreds of Imran Khan’s supporters and well-wishers gathered outside Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital and chanted, “Long live Imran Khan”, according to AFP.

Orla Guerin of BBC said in Islamabad that PTI leader had been campaigning persistently for Saturday’s poll. He said that he collapsed briefly on the stage earlier in this week.

Mr Imran Khan as one among key candidates for election, and PTI has seen to be gaining momentum. It is believed by some that “tsunami” of support would help him be swept to pwer.

Mr Khan is one of the key candidates in the election, and the PTI has been gaining momentum, our correspondent adds. He believes a “tsunami” of support will sweep him to power.

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